Five of the past seven days have seen windchills fall to the range of a minus 30 to 36 degrees - cold enough to cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.
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With the National Weather Service issuing a Wind Chill Warning for Monday, parents were bundling their children up with extra layers of cloths. Winds out of the north gusting to over 30 mph Monday morning combined with the temperature at minus 8 degrees for wind chill was a minus 36 degrees. Four... + continue reading
Brandon Rasmusson (23) goes up a shot insde as Noah Thorson (33), Jonas Habben (32), Weston Gjerde, Hunter Gonnerman (30), and others look on during the Saints’ 62-32 victory, Thursday night in Kerkhoven., Matt Connolly (22) hauls down a rebound in front of teammate Sam Lundebrek and KMS’ Josh Peterson (35).
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The Benson boys basketball team dropped two more decisions last week to fall to 0-11 overall.  The Braves, who are also 0-4 in the WCC, lost at Montevideo last Tuesday night, 55-29, and at KMS, Thursday, 62-32. After scoring 50 and 59 points in back-to-back games in late December, the Braves... + continue reading
Jenna Smith (25) and Claire Ricard battle for a rebound with several ACGC players during the Braves’ 44-42 loss at home last Tuesday night.
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Atwater-CGC rallied from a 23-18 halftime deficit to edge the Braves in the finals seconds last Tuesday night in Benson, 44-42.  Three nights later, Benson trailed only 17-10 at halftime before losing at Morris Area-CA, 49-31. Benson, which fell to 1-11 overall and 0-7 in the WCC, should have... + continue reading
Aaron Zosel earned his 100th win, Saturday.  He is pictured with co-coaches Randy Weber (left) and Scott Thompson., Adam Zosel (right) was back in action, Thursday night, for the first time since suffering a broken leg during the football season.  His brother, Aaron, reached 100 career victories two days later at the Parkers Prairie Invite.
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Aaron Zosel became the 12th Benson High School wrestler to reach 100 career victories at the Parkers Prairie Invitational, Saturday.   Zosel went 3-1 to place second at 145 pounds, earning his 100th career win in the quarterfinals earlier in the day. Zosel, who improved to 18-4 for the... + continue reading
Five of the past seven days have seen windchills fall to the range of a minus 30 to 36 degrees - cold enough to cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.
Brandon Rasmusson (23) goes up a shot insde as Noah Thorson (33), Jonas Habben (32), Weston Gjerde, Hunter Gonnerman (30), and others look on during the Saints’ 62-32 victory, Thursday night in Kerkhoven., Matt Connolly (22) hauls down a rebound in front of teammate Sam Lundebrek and KMS’ Josh Peterson (35).
Jenna Smith (25) and Claire Ricard battle for a rebound with several ACGC players during the Braves’ 44-42 loss at home last Tuesday night.
Aaron Zosel earned his 100th win, Saturday.  He is pictured with co-coaches Randy Weber (left) and Scott Thompson., Adam Zosel (right) was back in action, Thursday night, for the first time since suffering a broken leg during the football season.  His brother, Aaron, reached 100 career victories two days later at the Parkers Prairie Invite.

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